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Genesis 34:23

    Genesis 34:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Shall not their cattle and their substance and every beast of theirs be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Shall not their cattle and their substance and every beast of their's be our's? only let us consent to them, and they will dwell with us.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Shall not their cattle and their substance and all their beasts be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then will not their cattle and their goods and all their beasts be ours? so let us come to an agreement with them so that they may go on living with us.

    Webster's Revision

    Shall not their cattle and their substance and all their beasts be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us.

    World English Bible

    Won't their livestock and their possessions and all their animals be ours? Only let us give our consent to them, and they will dwell with us."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Shall not their cattle and their substance and all their beasts be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us.

    Definitions for Genesis 34:23

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 34:23

    Shall not their cattle and their substance - be ours? - This was a bait held out for the poor unsuspecting people of Hamor by their prince and his son, who were not much less deceived than the people themselves.